Cyclone Jawad: NDRF Commits 62 Teams For 4 States, One UT

Bhubaneswar: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has committed 62 teams across four States and one Union Territory in view of impending Cyclone Jawad.

A total of 62 teams have been committed for Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Out of them, 15 teams have been committed for Andhra Pradesh, 17 teams each for Odisha and West Bengal, 11 teams for Tamil Nadu, and two teams for Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

As per the latest information, yesterday’s Low Pressure Area over central parts of Andaman Sea moved west-northwestwards and became a Well marked Low Pressure Area over southeast Bay of Bengal & adjoining Andaman Sea in the early morning (0530 hrs IST) of today, the 2nd December 2021.

The system lay over southeast Bay of Bengal at 0830 hrs IST of today. It is likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a Depression over southeast & adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal during the next 12 hours. Then it is likely to move northwestwards and intensify into a Cyclonic Storm over central parts of the Bay of Bengal during the subsequent 24 hours.

It is likely to reach west-central Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh – south Odisha coasts around 4th December morning. Thereafter it is likely to move north-northeastwards.